8 things you need to know about Malaria

8 things you need to know about Malaria

Mosquitos aren’t popular; there is no getting around that. Whether you are off on a holiday with your gal pals to the Greek islands, or heading off into the unknown somewhere rather swampy to find yourself, people are always warning you about these little critters and recommending all manner of creams and pills to stop them...
Education is sexist?!

Education is sexist?!

Poverty and gender inequality go hand-in-hand; girls and women in the poorest countries suffer a double whammy, of being born both in a poor country and female. To see the extent of this disadvantage, ONE analyzed the situation for girls and women in least developed countries cross key gender indicators.
Malaria in the time of Ebola

Malaria in the time of Ebola

Every year, the global health community marks April 25th as World Malaria Day—a time to reflect on the toll of the disease, the progress we’ve made in combatting it, and the work ahead. But this year, with the Ebola crisis still hovering over West Africa, things feel a little bit different.
Tell European leaders: Don’t let people drown, #RestartTheRescue

Tell European leaders: Don’t let people drown, #RestartTheRescue

On Sunday as many as 800 people are believed to have drowned when a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean. We are joining forces with Save the Children to tell European leaders to #RestartTheRescue and also address the root causes that drive so many people to make this dangerous crossing.
Money talks.

Money talks.

We don’t want your money – we want your voice. That’s what ONE usually says. We aren’t about fundraising, and we don’t want donations.
Want to track your next MP?! Now you can!

Want to track your next MP?! Now you can!

It’s just three weeks until the UK general election and the pressure is on parliamentary candidates to secure your vote. Across the country we’ve been asking them to sign our Just Say Yes pledge which means that, if elected, they will do what they can to help end extreme poverty. Today we’ve launched an online…...
Shocking drop in aid to world’s poorest countries

Shocking drop in aid to world’s poorest countries

Today, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC) released the preliminary Official Development Assistance (ODA) figures for 2014, showing how much donor countries gave in total development assistance last year.
10 *really interesting* facts about food safety

10 *really interesting* facts about food safety

Today is World Health Day and the theme for 2015 is Food Safety. Now, this may take you back to begrudgingly putting your hair up during food tech classes to avoid the stray-hair-in-your-pasta-drama, but food safety is actually about a LOT more than a strand of additional protein accidentally landing in your spag-bol!
10 reasons why Millennials are going to save the world

10 reasons why Millennials are going to save the world

Dear Mother Earth, on behalf of the rest of humanity, I’m sorry for what we’ve done to you. We’re destructive, greedy, selfish and, well, just plain nasty. That being said, I hope you haven’t lost hope in us just yet because we are a new generation that is about to take the reigns, and I think you’ll dig us.
A victory in the fight against phantom firms

A victory in the fight against phantom firms

Then last week, the Queen signed off on a new UK law (the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill) that ensures that information about company owners will be made public. And it happened because YOU took action.